NileGuide Expert Says:
The Botanic Gardens are a peaceful way to spend the day and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
1000 Lake-Cook Rd
Just east of Edens Expwy./I-94
Chicago, IL 60022
Outside the city
fax: +1 847 835 4484
Daily 8am-sunset. Tram tours Apr-Oct
NileGuide Expert tip:
Entrance to the gardens is free, but be prepared for $20 parking. The gardens are also accessible by Metra and bike.
Photo courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden